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American satellite whizzes past Mir

...satellite traveling on a perpendicular orbit - inoperative since shortly after its 1994 launch by the Ballistic Missile Defense Organization, an arm of the U.S. Defense Department. At the Mir's altitude, objects in orbit typically burn...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/09/17/tec_214801.shtml
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Reliable missile defense not possible - yet

They compare it to hitting a bullet with a bullet. But knocking a nuclear warhead out of the sky is much harder than that. It's more like picking a real bullet out of a cloud of fakes, then chasing it down at 20 times the speed of sound and nailing it just right.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/06/10/tec_312321.shtml
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Report warns of high cost of national missile defense

WASHINGTON -- A national missile shield that would offer limited protection from attack by smaller, newly armed countries would cost almost $60 billion through 2015, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office says.\r

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/04/27/tec_289250.shtml
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Missile defense system tests fails for sixth time

...happened relative to the closing end game for the missile," Lt. Gen. Lester Lyles, director of the Ballistic Missile Defense Organization, told a Pentagon news conference. Critics of the program were skeptical, however, given that the Pentagon...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/30/tec_257710.shtml
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Team seeks silicon alternatives

...director of science and technology for the Ballistic Missile Defense Organization, said the research represents the government's...million dollars in start-up costs from the Ballistic Missile Defense Organization helped launch the project a year ago...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/10/met_232974.shtml
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Scientists find ice on Moon

...in a huge crater deep in the south pole of the moon, said Rick Lehner, spokesman for the Pentagon's Ballistic Missile Defense Organization. He said that a panel of scientists has concluded that the ice is frozen water. "It is an extremely...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/12/04/tec_200925.shtml
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